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Boris Johnson Convenes Crisis Meeting for New Covid Strain | Coronavirus

Boris Johnson called ministers to an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss how to address growing concerns about the new strain of coronavirus identified in parts of south-east England.The variant is believed to be more contagious and could trigger potential restrictions, including restrictions on travel between the southeast, including London, and the rest of the country, according to reports, but ministers insisted no decisions have been made.Health Secretary Matt Hancock raised concerns earlier this week about the new strain when he announced that a large swath of the Southeast would be subjected to the most stringent Level 3 restrictions.It is understood that government scientists have subsequently presented new evidence to ministers on the behavior of this variant. A government o...
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Traffic grows 66% at Alicante-Elche airport in the weekend before Christmas

A group of British passengers entering the arrivals level of the airport. On these lines, passengers on a London-Alicante flight, yesterday. | RAFA ARJONES / DAVID COSTA However, Aena staff and airline companies have recovered a bit of optimism, since since last Tuesday, coinciding with the reduction in quarantine for passengers entering the United Kingdom (from 14 to five days and without confinement total for people who prove a negative PCR), the flight schedule with the United Kingdom has increased. Yesterday, practically all the flights to and from Great Britain arrived with good occupancy levels. According to data from the Provincial Tourist Board, the airport plans to serve 4...
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What to do before and during the Christmas holidays to avoid catching coronavirus

A room full of friends and family who have not seen each other in a long time, hug, kiss and celebrate the reunion around a table full of delicacies. They spend hours together, laugh, yell, pass plates and cutlery to each other, and exchange gifts. Before 2020 this could be a typical Christmas postcard. Now it's a ideal scenario for the spread of coronavirus. For this reason, experts warn that the only way to avoid the transmission of the virus is to give up the celebrations in person. If they are, all the specialists that BBC Brazil interviewed emphasize that it is impossible to eliminate the risks of contagion, but what there are measures to mitigate them. Before leaving home To get started, Quarantine for two weeks (or at least one) and confirm that you are virus-free with...
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Alfredo Corell: “The vaccine protects whoever gets it but does not prevent the virus from being transmitted, we will have to continue with anticovid measures”

We are seeing the effect of the lights -the Christmas lights-, and of the festive bridges, and for the third time in a row already. The first one could catch us for not yet knowing what there was, the second it seems that it did not matter, and now, the efforts of the authorities are more focused on finding very lax regulations that discharge all responsibility on the citizens. Are we irresponsible? It is not that we are not responsible, but the situations in which the virus is transmitted are not fully understood. Being in groups of 5 to 8 relatives, people relax, they think they ...
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Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccines come with a surprise: up to two extra doses

Vaccination against covid in the US with the Pfizer vaccine. EFE The first vaccines against coronavirus that are going to be distributed in Europe and in Spain are holding surprises in the US. And it is that the health personnel who began to vaccinate this week on the other side of the Atlantic realized that the vaccine vials, prepared a priori with five doses, contained up to two extra doses, according to information collected by "The New York Times." The vials that will reach the Valencian Community from the American pharmaceutical company also contain five doses, so the same could happen that has happened in the US. In this way, the ability to vaccinate would multiply, which c...
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Nougat from Jijona and Alicante, the sweetest and oldest DO

This denomination is one of the oldest in Spain. rafa arjones The sweetest DO in the province of Alicante is starred by the nougat from Jijona and Alicante. A product that, although it is very seasonal, has already begun to break this main barrier and is already beginning to spread to other aspects to be consumed outside the main Christmas days. Protected by the European Union, these verifications allow their registered operators to use these Protected Geographical Indications, which is used by companies registered in the Regulatory Council, which is responsible for complying with the requirements in their production and marketing process to ensure at all times that the guarante...
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The orange seeks excellence in the PGI Cítricos Valencianos

José Enrique Sanz, with oranges from the IGP CítricosValencianos. lift-emv An ideal maturity with an optimal balance between acidity and sugar and an adequate consistency in skin and color. These are the qualities that give Valencian oranges a special distinction within the national and international market and that are upheld by the Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Citrus Valencianos. "The quality figures are increasing and among citrus consumers there is a need to distinguish Valencian citrus from those of the rest of the regions", values ​​the president of this organization, José Enrique Sanz. Wh...
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The Consell installs the first deep freezer to store vaccines

Image of one of the deep freezers prepared to house vaccines. INFORMATION The province of Alicante you already have the deep freezers that will house the first doses of Pfizer vaccine that will begin to arrive imminently, taking into account that on Sunday 27 the first people will be vaccinated against the coronavirus simultaneously in all autonomous communities. In the province of Alicante, Health has acquired an ultra-freezer that, together with those already in hospitals and other health facilities, will be able to store about 190,000 doses to protect 95,000 people, since each patient will receive two punctures 20 days apart. The storage capacity in the three provinces is 600...
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Arizona hospital nurses organize dream wedding for cancer patient

An amazing story they have recently gifted us a group of nurses from Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, Arizona, which had an incredible gesture with a young patient suffering from cancer. Samantha Preston is 22 years old and in 2019 she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma; After several treatments, the doctors indicated that it was necessary to do chemotherapy. So Samantha has gone to said hospital on several occasions and on one of those visits, a nurse noticed that she was wearing a beautiful engagement ring that she had recently been given by her boyfriend named Ángel Aguilar, with whom she has a son named Odín. Upon learning of her story, the medical staff wanted to surprise the patient and what could be better than organize the wedding he had dreamed of so much. ...
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Boye and dangerous friends

Jesus IronFOLLOWBarcelona Updated:12/19/2020 03: 22h save He took advantage of his conviction for collaborating in 1988 with ETA in the kidnapping of businessman Emiliano Revillto study, remotely and from prison, the career of Law. Born in Chile, and after living for a time in Germany, Gonzalo Boye had arrived in Spain a year before the kidnapping for which the National High Court would end up sentenced him to 14 years in prison in 1996. He got out of jail with his bachelor's degree under his arm.Boye's career, whom some colleagues define as a professional of great gifts and somewhat extravagant manners, began to take consistency over time. from their participation as an accusation in the trial of the jihadist attacks of March 11, 2004 from Madrid. There he made a hole an...